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The Sin Of Laziness - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed” (Proverbs 26:14). This is one of the more colorful of numerous colorful verses in the Book of Proverbs which rebukes the sin of laziness. Note a few of the others: “The way...
A Mother's Hands - Article
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Connie J. Horn - house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands” (Proverbs 14:1). Proverbs has many instructions concerning what to do and what not to do with our hands. A “little folding of the hands” brings poverty and want (6:10)....
Biblical Integrity - Article
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Mark D. Rasche, B.S. - ... in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts" (Proverbs 21:2). In other words, man measures integrity from the outside, and God measures integrity from the inside. David understood that God "is a discerner of the thoughts and...
Dividing Light From Darkness - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... that shineth more and more unto the perfect day” (Proverbs 4:18). When we reach that city of everlasting light, all spiritual darkness will vanish as well, for “there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth”...
Life Among the Philistines - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him" (Proverbs 16:7). Abraham ran a very successful agricultural business with hundreds of employees. He did so maintaining a godly testimony in a pagan society under stressful conditions. In...
Going Forth To Work - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... slothful killeth him, for his hands refuse to labour” (Proverbs 21:25). Christians in particular are exhorted to be “not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord” (Romans 12:11). The Apostle Paul commanded...
Servants - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame” (Proverbs 10:5). Judas, who should have faithfully served the Lord, “sought opportunity to betray” Him (Matthew 26:16). How many Christians truly seek opportunities to serve...
Proverbs 19:5: A false witness - Study Note
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... This warning is repeated, with one important modification in Proverbs 19:9. There are several other warnings in Proverbs against bearing false witness (Proverbs 6:19; 12:17; 14:5; 21:28; 25:18). The ninth commandment deals with this crime, and the...
Proverbs 17:27: spareth his words - Study Note
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... 4:11; James 1:19; Ephesians 5:4; etc. The book of Proverbs contains many sayings to this effect (Proverbs 13:2; 15:2; 17:28; 21:23;...
The Tree Of Life - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... 24:2, and is applied to the "ancient landmark" in Proverbs 22:28 and the "ancient people" in Isaiah 44:7. There are a number of other such examples. The word olam certainly does not have to mean "forever" unless...
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